Safer by design

As contractors finalise their design bids for the CEV, the Space Shuttle's successor, our resident... read more

Reverse drive

For golf pros, the drives get longer every year. Now, their golfballs may have to... read more

Sun Storm

Think of it as a nuclear furnace with a diameter of 1,4 million km and... read more

Hot stuff indeed

Sandia National Laboratories in the US reports that its celebrated "Z machine" has produced plasmas... read more

Fire in ice

Natural gas locked up in methane hydrates could be the world's next great energy source... read more

Knife in the water

Faster, lighter and more agile than other special ops vessels, the radically designed Stiletto isn't... read more